Our website uses cookies. They help us understand how customers use our website so we can give you the best experience possible and also keep our online adverts relevant. By continuing to browse this site or choosing to close this message, you give consent for cookies to be used. Read more about our cookies.

It looks like you are trying to access a charity account.

Please click here for the charity sign in page. If you are not trying to access a charity account, please contact us.

Profile

Matthew Boon

Half IRONMAN Marbella

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]At the Age of 47 and a moment of madness I agreed to enter the Marbella 70.3 Half Iron man. Having not been on a bike since being a teenager, requiring swimming lessons and with every muscle aching I am weeks away from attempting this difficult but hopefully enjoyable challenge.[/p][p]Being in the electrical industry for my whole career I thought it was fitting that in carrying out this triathlon I could raise money for such a worthy charity and cause for the Dickinson appeal.[/p][p] Caz Dickinson, a mother, grandmother and a loving wife spent 15 years working for a large Electrical Wholesaler until her life changed in a blink of a moment. On the 4th January 2009, Caz was getting ready for work when she had a coughing fit, collapsed and hit her head on the bathtub. She was rushed to hospital after being found unconscious where she was diagnosed with a Grade 4 brain haemorrhage. Whilst in intensive care she suffered two strokes and faced numerous major operations. Caz was left with severe, irreversible brain damage, paralysed from the neck down, lost her speech and the family told that she would require 24-hour care for the rest of her life. Caz spent the next seven years in hospital in a high-care facility. In the long term, the Electrical Industries Charity has a goal, through its Challenge for a Cause, to raise £250,000 to purchase a fit-for-purpose house.[/p][p][url=https://www.electricalcharity.org/index.php/fundraising/challenge-for-a-cause/2017-2018]https://www.electricalcharity.org/index.php/fundraising/challenge-for-a-cause/2017-2018[/url][/p]

Share Matthew's story

Event

Personal Challenge Date

29 Apr 2018

Campaign

Challenge for a Cause-Caz Dickinson(EIC)

Challenge for a Cause-Caz Dickinson(EIC)

Charity

The Electrical Industries Charity

The Electrical Industries Charity

Supporters

22-May-2018

Teves

Well done for completing

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid

02-May-2018

Phil and Carrie-Anne

Well done Matthew, amazing performance.

£30.00

01-May-2018

Nick Binstead

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

30-Apr-2018

Aimee

Made 2000!! Well done! X

£10.00

30-Apr-2018

Pins

Well done mate. Fantastic achievement and a great cause.

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

30-Apr-2018

Stuart

A lot of hard work, well done

£40.00 plus £10.00 Gift Aid

29-Apr-2018

Mike and Amanda Coombs

Well done, Matthew. Great effort for a great cause.

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

29-Apr-2018

The yatesys xx

Proud of you x

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

29-Apr-2018

Paolo

Good Luck Matt,

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

28-Apr-2018

Joe H

Matt, a great challenge and great cause, wish you all the luck and a calm sea! Joe

£250.00 plus £62.50 Gift Aid